שְׂדֵה נִצָּן, שדה ניצן
Pitaya plants in Sde Nitzan
|Founded by||English-speaking immigrants|
|Name meaning||Field of Flowers|
Sde Nitzan (Hebrew: שְׂדֵה נִצָּן, lit. Field of Flowers) is a moshav in the northern Negev desert in Israel. Located twelve kilometres east of Kerem Shalom and near Beersheba, it falls under the jurisdiction of Eshkol Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 318.
The moshav was established in 1973 by immigrants from English speaking countries, with the name being an approximate translation of the name of a Jewish philanthropist named Bloomfield ("Field of Flowers").
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